David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is a senior contributor to the Federalist and the Artistic Director of Blue Box World, a Brooklyn based theater project. His plays have been seen on the stages of Galapagos Arts Space, D Lounge, and Theater Double Rep. A former member of the Bat Acting Company at the Flea Theater he has also performed at the Kennedy Center and Theater for the New City among many others. In addition to his writing for the Federalist his work has appeared in National Review Online, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
Leftist Scolds Like Samantha Bee Are Definitely A Reason Trump May Win

‘The Tonight Show’ gets a bigger audience because most people aren’t looking for the self-righteous mirth of slamming those stupid Republicans right before bed.

Trump Is No Excuse For Turning Late-Night Comedy Into Propaganda

Jimmy Fallon’s job is to do silly skits with Justin Timberlake and ease us to bedtime with mild jokes and interviews. It is not to set the limits of the Overton window or grill a presidential candidate.

The NFL Banned The Cowboys From Honoring Police. Will It Do The Same To Seahawks Anthem Boycotters?

When the Cowboys wanted to send the message that police officers should not be hunted and assassinated, the NFL gave a clear answer: no.

Gene Wilder, Comedian Of Kindness

Comedian Gene Wilder has left behind a legacy of comedy that eschews the nasty to help us all laugh at the wonder in life.

5 Questions ‘The Night Of’ Finale Must Answer

As ‘The Night Of’ wraps up, the viewer, or proxy jury, needs some answers to make an informed decision about Nasir Khan’s guilt or innocence.

In Defense Of Campus Segregation

Segregation is not the problem; it’s a symptom. The real problem is that the ability of people from different races, cultures, and experiences to share ideas is breaking down.

Sean Hannity Is Donald Trump’s Billy Mays

In watching Sean Hannity’s farcical celebration of Donald Trump it becomes quite clear he is hosting an infomercial, just like Billy Mays.

The New York Times Can’t Best Prometheus Over Fire’s Downsides

What could ancient texts possibly teach us about the human condition in our enlightened age? As it turns out, they can teach us quite a bit.

Did Black Lives Matter Just Oust NYPD’s Police Chief?

Black Lives Matter protesters call for the New York City Police Department to be disbanded. Mayor Bill de Blasio awards them a scalp.

Furious Sanders Delegates Coordinate DNC Walkout With Protesters Outside

The delegate walkout suggests disaffection with Hillary Clinton may be more widespread than mere protesters alone might indicate.

Democrats Explain Why They’re Protesting Their Own Convention

Why make the party closer to their own interests look so bad? Protesters at the Democratic National Convention explain.

Hillary Chose Tim Kaine To Keep Bill Happy

Even if Hillary Clinton thinks the election is in the bag, why not take the insurance a more popular pick might have provided? Bill Clinton, that’s why.

Targeting Police Isn’t A Hate Crime, It’s Terrorism

While increasing penalties against those who kill or injure cops can help protect the men and women who protect us, new hate crime laws are a poor way to achieve that goal.

This Week We Are All Black Lives Matter

As black Americans shout, yell, and cry that their lives matter, the eerie silence of white Americans carefully balancing causes and solutions whispers back, ‘No, they don’t.’

Lionel Messi Needs To Reverse His Retirement

This little man has done things with a soccer ball on his foot that would make Pele blush. He shouldn’t let international championship losses end his storied career.

Michael Dyson Is Wrong: Violence In Cleveland Will Solve Nothing

Both Michael Dyson and Donald Trump have long since abandoned the idea that actual dialogue can bridge the gaps between Americans. They’re wrong.

New-Wave Feminists Are Pro-Life Advocates’ Future

Abortion cannot be legislated away. It must end through a change in our culture.

Who Whitewashed Muhammad Ali?

Muhammad Ali was a radical. Whether one views that radicalism as virtuous or sinister, there is truth to idea that much of it is being ignored.

Let’s Kick It At The Copa America

In this summer of our discontent, when the country feels as divided and divisive as it has in a long time, it just might be soccer that grants us a brief reprieve.

How Anti-White Rhetoric Is Fueling White Nationalism

White people are being asked—or pushed—to take stock of their whiteness and identify with it more. This is a remarkably bad idea.